Andrzej Romaniuk (MA (Archaeology), MSc (Osteoarchaeology))

Thesis title: Methodological research on micromammal assemblages from archaeological sites in Orkney, Scotland, UK: Investigating methods, exploring data, understanding the past


A double master degree holder (MA in archaeology & MSc in osteoarchaeology) and a current PhD student (archaeology) under the supervision of Dr Robin Bendrey. See CV (enclosed below) for details.


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Responsibilities & affiliations

School of History, Classics & Archaeology (UoE) - Lab Demonstrator

Natural Sciences (NMS) - Research Associate

Research summary

- micromammal archaeology

- coprolite analysis

- Statistical analysis

- Statistical programming

Past research interests

- Animal iconography - Regional archaeology (Hellenistic Near East, Bronze age China)

Project activity

Currently working on PhD project, originally titled "Of rodents and men": the evolution of human-micromammal relationships in prehistoric Orkney.

From 2nd year its title is "Of rodents and men": Research on micromammal assemblages from Orcadian archaeological sites

Romaniuk, A.A., Panciroli, E., Buckley, M. et al.  2020 Combined visual and biochemical analyses confirm depositor and diet for Neolithic coprolites from Skara Brae. Archaeol Anthropol Sci Vol. 12 is. 274;

Romaniuk, A.A., Shepherd, A.N., Clarke, D.V., Sheridan, A.J., Fraser, S., Bartosiewicz L. & J.S. Herman 2016 Rodents: food or pests in Neolithic Orkney. Royal Society Open Science Vol. 3 is. 10 160514;